VIA Announces February Sales Results

Taipei, Taiwan, 3rd March 2003 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced net sales for February 2003 of NT$1.73 billion (US$49.92 million approximately).

On a sequential basis, this monthly sales revenue represents a 17.72% decrease over January’s figure of NT$2.11 billion (US$60.67 million approximately).

VIA February Sales Revenue

Net Sales
2003*
2003**
2002*
2002**
Y-on-Y Change (%)
February
1,734,668
49,919
2,302,665
66,264
-24.67%
January through February
3,842,794
110,584
5,022,704
144,538
-23.49%

*In thousands of NT dollars
**In thousands of US dollars (conversion US$1 = NT$ 34.75)

About VIA Technologies, Inc.

VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, VIA’s global network links the high tech centers of the US, Europe and Asia, and its customer base includes the world’s top OEMs and system integrators. www.via.com.tw.

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